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How to Set Up a Photo Booth on a Budget

Posted by on Dec 20, 2014 in Photography |

What better time to record and preserve all the tacky Christmas sweaters and Santa hats worn to our holiday parties? Here’s a take on what you need for a bare-bones, but awesome photo booth.

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You’re on the Nice List: Reward Yourself With the Best of Craftsy Classes!

Posted by on Dec 19, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Drawing, Embroidery, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Painting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking | Comments

Treat yourself to the savings of the season! All online Craftsy classes on sale now for $19.99 or less! (Hint: That means you can save up to $40 per class!)

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Backcountry Travel: Essentials For Hiking And Backpacking With Your Camera

Posted by on Dec 17, 2014 in Photography |

For travel photography that's on the go, you'll need to carefully consider the gear that you bring along. These hiking photography tips will have you prepared and packing light.

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Essential Keyboard Shortcuts in Lightroom

Posted by on Dec 15, 2014 in Photography |

Knowing a few keyboard shortcuts is essential when working in Lightroom. Here's a list of the shortcuts to make the biggest impact in your workflow efficiency.

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Exposure Compensation Tips for Perfect Holiday Light Photographs

Posted by on Dec 13, 2014 in Photography | Comments

Holiday lights are a wonderful photography subject, but they are often difficult for your camera's sensors to interpret. Learn to "tell" your camera exactly what kind of shot you want for your holiday lights.

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Zoom In: How to Use a Telephoto Lens

Posted by on Dec 12, 2014 in Photography | Comments

Telephoto lenses are great tools for just about any photographer, but can lead to frustratingly blurry images to those that aren’t experienced. Here are some tips for getting started with a telephoto lens.

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